| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Saying climate change is already underway, a panel of scientists is urging Maryland officials to plan to accommodate rising seas of up to 2 feet along the state's shoreline in the next 40 years — and perhaps nearly 6 feet by the end of the century....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The National Hurricane Center will in the future maintain any necessary hurricane watches or warnings even if a storm is no longer technically a hurricane, as in the case of Superstorm Sandy.
Center officials made the changes permanent Friday in light...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:25 AM
A city tow-truck driver was knocked 25 feet off the Jones Falls Expressway on Friday and a police officer was injured in a pair of afternoon rush-hour crashes that involved a water rescue of the victim who'd fallen into the storm-swollen stream below,...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Here's a question for a snowy day in spring: Will Marylanders, and Baltimoreans in particular, ever grow so accustomed to snow that they stop worrying so much about it?
Could climate change do enough crazy things to the atmosphere to bring us more...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Minor storm damage was reported from the remnants of Tropical Storm Andrea in Harford County, where it rained steady most of the day.
As early as 7 a.m., Carsins Run in the 600 block of North Gate Road in Aberdeen was reported to be overflowing,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:17 PM
A waterspout zipped across Baltimore harbor Monday afternoon, tossing pieces of a warehouse roof into the air, and at least one other tornado was reported in the area as storms brought heavy downpours and flooding.
In Fells Point, cars sat in standing...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Football season's over and baseball spring training games often don't rise to the level being topic for casual conversation, so last week's big snow that wasn't quickly became fodder for plenty of commentary at many levels.
A major target when stormy...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:13 PM
We're living in the eye of a perfect storm of weather anxiety — climate change and extreme storms, increasingly accurate forecasts by meteorologists, and the power and desire of news media to fully exploit our fears.
Even a day or two of rain...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:24 AM
There are days, weeks and months set aside for any number of good causes and reasons, so it's easy to disregard most of them unless there's a personal reason for vigilance.
Some, however, need to be given at least a nod of acknowledgment, including...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Update, 6:06 p.m.:
Tropical Storm Andrea has formed about 300 miles west of Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.
Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Florida's Gulf coast, with tropical storm watches from the Jacksonville, Fla.,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Two food-truck events were scheduled for the weekend. But concerns about Tropical Storm Andrea have led the organizers of The Gathering to cancel Friday night's food-truck rally in Canton.
This was to be the first-ever trip to Canton for the traveling...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:53 AM
A change in the weather pattern could come Thursday, with highs in the lower 80s and increasing clouds bringing a chance of afternoon showers in the Baltimore area, according to the National Weather Service.
High pressure was expected to move off the...